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WMI - Disks

Connector file name: MS_HW_WBEMGenDiskNT.hdf

This connector is superseded by:


This connector provides monitoring of the S.M.A.R.T.-enabled disks that are directly handled by Windows (and WBEM through the WMI service). It tries to exclude disks that are actually logical disks exposed by some RAID controllers.


Typical platform: Any system

Operating system: Microsoft Windows


Leverages: WMI

Technology and protocols: WMI

Connector Activation Criteria

The WMI - Disks connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • Operating System is Microsoft Windows
  • The Windows service WINMGMT is running
  • The WMI query below to the managed host succeeds:
    • Namespace: root\WMI
    • WQL Query: SELECT InstanceName FROM MSStorageDriver_FailurePredictStatus WHERE Active=TRUE
    • Result contains: \(^[^M]...\)\|\(^.[^P]..\)\|\(^..[^I].\)\|\(^...[^O]\) (regex)


Object Type Discovered Properties Collected Parameters
  • Model
  • Vendor
    Physical Disk (MS_HW_PHYSICALDISK)
    • Size
    • Vendor
    • Predicted Failure
    • Status
    hardware hdf patrol connectors